This chart shows internet freedom around the world.
The Internet represents freedom, but not everywhere. Under the pretext of protecting morals, national security, religion and ethnic minorities, even the "spiritual cultural and scientific potential of the country", many countries resort to filtering the Web in order to block some content. Governments have no hesitation in allowing their citizens only partial connections. Use of the Internet can rest on a tacit agreement: Governments do not make websites inaccessible in exchange for self-discipline on the part of Internet users.
The 12 'Enemies of the Internet' - Burma, China, Cuba, Egypt, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam - have all transformed their Internet into an Intranet in order to prevent their population from accessing ‘undesirable’ online information, Reporters Without Borders said.